An unsold television pilot called "Sea Divers". I'm not surprised this wasn't picked up, the production values would have been b-grade even for a syndicated show. favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, Unsold pilot, television pilot, 1958
Episode "Case 2206" of Police series "Code 3". The Los Angeles sheriff's office begins to suspect one of its deputies of being dishonest. According to IMDB this is Episode 20 and the air date is August 13, 1957 (KTTV, Los Angeles), but the series first aired the preceding year and in a different order. Contains commercials for Rheingold Beer. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Code 3, Code Three, Police, 50's, 1956, Rheingold Beer
Mike Barnett finds himself involved in the murder of the head of a jewel smuggling gang. He's held by the rest of the gang, who accuse him of murder and having stolen 7 diamonds, but one of them is the murderer and thief. Season 4, Episode 38 favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Follow that Man, Man Against Crime
Private detective Mike Barnett suspects that he is being used to help a murderer escape conviction. This DuMont Network series is also known as "Follow That Man". Originally aired on 8 November 1953 (Season 5, Episode 5). Don't bother downloading the h.264 file; the Cinepack file from which it is derived is smaller. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Ralph Bellamy, classic tv, Man against Crime, Follow That Man, DuMont, DuMont Television Network
Tate s01e03 The Bounty Hunter Welcome to the Calfkiller Community. The place to connect with the hobby of Old Time Radio, Spoken-Word Radio, Nostalgia and so on. http://grou.ps/calfkillerotr/home favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: .
Episode "A jockey is murdered" of series 'Martin Kane, Private Eye', originally broadcast "live" on 11/22/1951. With Lloyd Nolan in the role of "Martin Kane". favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, NBC, 1950's Television, Live Television, Kinescope, Martin Kane, 1951, Lloyd Nolan
Very early television series from 1949, aired locally in Los Angeles. A pop music show featuring talented performers. A bit stilted, but not bad given the limitations of early live local television. Contains the original commercials. (per the reviewer, I have changed the date in the title). favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, Live television, Local television, Los Angeles, Pop music, Popular music,...
A classic 1965 commercial for "Metrecal", a diet drink. This commercial has unusual picture quality, which is exactly how it appeared on my DVD copy. Taken from 1965 TV-Episode with invalid copyright notice. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, TV, Classic Television, 60s, 60's, 1960s, 1960's, Sixties, Commercial,...
Misc episode of the 50's TV series "You Asked For It", featuring a America's tallest man(?), largest star sapphire in the world, and a frightning attack by a python, among other things. Not "reality TV" but not quite a documentry either, falling somewhere between the two genres. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 50's, 50s, 1950's, 1950s, Fifties, Documentry, Documentries, Ephemeral,...
'Alibi for suicide' 1x03 Cast: Edmund Lowe (David Chase), Paula Drew (his girlfriend) "Front Page Detective," a filmed series of crime dramas with Edmund Lowe as a newspaper columnist and amateur detective started on the DuMont Network on March 16, 1951. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's Television, Jerry Fairbanks, DuMont, WABD, Detective, 1951
A burglar is acquitted by a lazy jury. Several months later, he's loaded and Friday and Philips think he's up to his old tricks. Season 1, Episode 13 (1952) Eddie Firestone, Jr. guest stars. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Dragnet
Failed pilot for a proposed British Sherlock Holmes series starring John Longdon (Hitchcock's "Blackmail" and "The Skin Game") as Sherlock Holmes. Campbell Singer plays Dr Watson and the episode also features Walter Gotell (70s and 80s Bond pictures) as Luzatto. The story is based on the canonical adventure "The Man With The Twisted Lip". favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Sherlock Holmes, Failed Pilots, John Longdon
The sole surviving DuMont Network episode of "Okay Mother", a daytime game show. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, Game Show, Game Shows, Kinescope, Kinescopes, Retro, Rare
A rather dark episode of the popular 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode stars David Niven as a man contemplating suicide. Originally aired 4 June 1953 on CBS. This episode aired against "Broadway to Hollywood" on DuMont, "March of Medicine" on NBC, and "Chance of a Lifetime" on ABC. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, Anthology series, Anthology, Drama, Four Star Playhouse, David Niven, Early...